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  • Assad forces 'using starvation as weapon of war'

    Date: 2014-03-10 06:41:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:6 - ID:600163

    LONDON, March 10 (MENA) - Starvation tactics against civilians are being used as a weapon of war by the Syrian government, BBC reported Monday quoting Amnesty International. The rights group says at least 128 refugees have died at the besieged ....

  • Obama aide sees Russian threat on arms inspections as 'serious'

    Date: 2014-03-09 22:45:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:226 - ID:600074

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - Tony Blinken, President Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser, said Sunday that a Russian threat to cease inspections of nuclear weapons as required by US-Russian arms control treaties would be "a serious ....

  • 2 killed in avalanche in Canada

    Date: 2014-03-09 21:48:10 GMT - Canada - World - SN:215 - ID:599972

    OTTAWA, March 9 (MENA) - Two people died Saturday after an avalanche buried them in snow in a national park in Canada, CNN reported, citing park officials. Three more people who were with them were uninjured, said Michelle Macullo from Parks ....

  • Israeli army chief of staff arrives in US

    Date: 2014-03-09 21:47:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:214 - ID:599904

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - The Israeli army's Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz arrived in the US on Sunday on an official visit, The Jerusalem Post reported. During his visit, Gantz will meet with a range of US defense officials. In ....

  • Unknown man opens machine-gun fire in Ukraine causing casualties

    Date: 2014-03-09 20:56:58 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:211 - ID:599967

    KIEV, March 9 (MENA) - An unknown man opened fire from a machine-gun in Kharkov on Sunday, the Kharkov police press-service reported. According to The Voice of Russia, the police are investigating the information and will provide details ....

  • Cameron urges Putin do more to reduce Ukraine tensions

    Date: 2014-03-09 20:55:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:210 - ID:599966

    LONDON, March 9 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has told Vladimir Putin he must do more to reduce tensions in Ukraine as he called on the Russian president to agree to the creation of a contact group that could lead to direct talks ....

  • Biden says Venezuela situation is alarming

    Date: 2014-03-09 20:24:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:203 - ID:599970

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - US Vice President Joe Biden has said that Venezuela's political and social situation is alarming, ABC News reported. In an interview published Sunday with Chile's El Mercurio newspaper, Biden also accused Venezuelan ....

  • Vietnamese officials say airplane debris found in South China Sea -- report

    Date: 2014-03-09 20:12:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:200 - ID:599892

    WASHINGTON, March 9 (MENA) - Vietnamese officials claimed to have found fragments of an inner door and part of the tail from what might be the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the South China Sea, Time Magazine reported Sunday. The news came as ....

  • British al-Qaida turncoat to testify in trial of Bin Laden's son-in-law

    Date: 2014-03-09 19:42:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:190 - ID:599875

    LONDON,March 9 (MENA) - A British man who plotted to shoe-bomb a plane for al-Qaida will on Monday begin a series of appearances as a star witness for the US government, testifying from London against Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and propagandist, ....

  • Ukrainian PM to visit United States for crisis talks

    Date: 2014-03-09 19:41:51 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:189 - ID:599910

    KIEV, March 9 (MENA) - Ukrainian prime minister Arseny Yatsenyuk will visit Washington this week for talks as tensions build over Russian forces' seizure of Crimea, ABC News reported Sunday. Confirmation of the visit comes after Mr Yatsenyuk paid ....

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